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Report: Teen Use Of Morning After Pill Increasing

The report says that the use of emergency contraception by female teenagers who have had sexual intercourse at least once has increased from 8 percent in 2002 to 22 percent in 2011 through 2013.

07/22/2015

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Parents Need Permission To Access College Students Medical Records

Under the law, parents of children over 18 don’t automatically have the right to review their medical records without a HIPAA release form.

07/14/2015

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Talk To Your Teen About Depression

Teens and depression – it is a relatively common phenomenon but it is an issue which few talk about – and the silence can be deadly.

07/02/2015

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Police Ask Parents To Help Enforce Philadelphia’s Curfew

Philadelphia Police are asking parents to help enforce the city’s curfew.

06/12/2015

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Study: Majority Of U.S. Children And Teens Aren’t Drinking Enough Water

With the heat ramping up, it’s important to stay hydrated. That’s why the results of a new report will probably have parents concerned.

06/12/2015

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AAA Report: Teenage Drivers Up The Risks On The Road

Teen drivers put everyone else at risk. That’s both the title and the takeaway from a new study released by AAA.

05/28/2015

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Family: Delaware Teens Still Critical 6 Weeks After Resort Poisoning

Two Delaware teenagers are still in critical condition more than six weeks after a banned pesticide was sprayed at the Caribbean resort where they were staying, their family said Monday.

05/04/2015

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Pa. Fast Food Restaurant Bans Kids And Teens Unless They Have An Adult With Them

Last week, 25 to 50 juveniles caused a disturbance at the location.

04/28/2015

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Study: E-cigarette Use Rising Rapidly Among Teens

A study by the American Academy of Pediatrics reports that 11 percent of teenagers now smoke e-cigarettes.

04/27/2015

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Renting A Limo For Prom Night

Here’s what you need to know about your legal responsibilities before you rent a limo.

04/27/2015

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Headaches May Indicate Eyestrain

When we talk about eyestrain we often think of people in their forties or fifties, but it is not a problem limited to just older people.

04/27/2015

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Study: Silver Screen Depictions Of Alcohol Could Impact Teen Drinking Habits

Teens frequently exposed to movies featuring liquor consumption were apparently twice as likely to have alcohol-related problems in real life.

04/13/2015

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Study: Distracted Driving Among Teens At All-time High

The study also revealed that while most teens understand the risks of texting while driving, they are less aware of other distractions, like eating and drinking in the car.

03/19/2015

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More Pressure During The Fragile Teen Years

Some say that this generation of teens is having a greater struggle than previous generations because of increased exposure to adult issues.

03/18/2015

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Local Teen Playing With Gun Accidentally Shoots And Kills Classmate

He was shot Thursday afternoon inside the third floor of his friend’s Kensington house.

03/11/2015

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